Planning meals on a budget is one of the most difficult tasks of the long work week. The problem is that you always need to be looking for inexpensive recipes and cheap meals when you don't even have the time to even be making them. So, we took the liberty to end your long search of frugal recipes and supply you with a list of cheap meals that any penny pincher would love. These frugal recipes will be a hit with any family.
Variety was the key in our long search. We know that having the same cheap meals like Ramen noodles and macaroni and cheese gets boring. In this extensive list of frugal recipes for the family we took that into consideration while picking the meals. "On a budget" really means a lot to people, and it doesn't have to necessarily mean eating bad foods for a low price. It's one thing to have a cheap meal and another thing to have a delicious, cheap meal. So, enjoy your frugal recipes while living on a budget. Meal planning is not going to get any easier then this or more delicious. Your wallets and families are going to thank you.
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Cheap Meals for the Poor Man
These wonderful frugal recipes were carefully selected for the "poor man"or the budget conscious. We know that with your busy schedule it is sometimes impossible to make it to the grocery store. All of these recipes are here because we believe that they can be made out of whatever is in your pantry, cabinets or freezer – cheap meals. Frugal recipes always use what you have in the house. Show your family that meals on a budget can be delicious with these fine frugal recipes.
Poor Man Chicken Broccoli Casserole
Poor Man Texas Hash
Poor Man's Macaroni and Cheese
Poor Man's Simple Supper
Poor Man's Jambalaya
Poor Man Oven Fried Chicken
Poor Man's Beef Wellington
Poor Man's Buffalo Chicken Tenders
Poor Man Ham and Swiss Pockets
Poor Man Breakfast Pizza
Poor Man's Potato Soup
Poor Man's One Pot Rice and Beans
Poor Man's Asian Beef Noodles
Poor Man's Beef Barbecue
Budget Recipes For a Family: Casserole Dishes
Some of the most appetizing, cheap meals are, the always rewarding, casserole recipes. There are a number of different varieties and flavors that can be jam packed into one casserole dish. The amount of possible frugal recipes one can dream of are limitless! We looked in our catalog and found these fantastic casseroles that are perfect if you are looking to make a budget meal and add to your list of frugal recipes. Planning a weekly menu is a skill as well as an art. It's time to master the art and feed delicious cheap meals to the family! It's great casseroles and frugal recipes for supper tonight!
Comfort Turkey Rotel
Cheesy Chicken Noodle Casserole
Rice, Bean and Broccoli Casserole
Creamy Potato and Leek Casserole
Matt's Easy Chicken Divan
Our Favorite Easy Cheap Casserole Recipes
There is nothing more satisfying than enjoying every bite of your cheap meals. Here are some of our favorite frugal recipes for those penny-pinchers and coupon cutters. Hey, the more you save at home, the more you can spend when you go out. Who knows, maybe these inexpensive recipes will be just as good or even better. Sometimes it pays to enjoy cheap meals and be a little frugal. Recipes won't know what hit them.
Creamy Beef Mushrooms and Noodles
Lazy Day Beef Stroganoff
Easy Pantry Tuna Penne
Au Gratin Potatoes and Ham
One Pot Pork Chop Supper
Good Ol' American Beef Stew